Lockerbie Store Cattle & Suckled Calf Sale

29th September 2020

On Tuesday 29th September 2020 Harrison & Hetherington held their fortnightly sale of store cattle and first of the annual suckled calf sales at Lockerbie Mart. Buyers from Aberdeen, Scottish Borders, Northumberland, Cumbria, Stranraer and many locals saw 300 head of cattle a strong trade from start to finish.

The sale topped at £1380 for a heifer from Messrs Bell, Haas Side Farm who averaged £1300 right through for his fantastic consignment. Year old Limousins were up to £1180 from Messrs Wright of Hunthills for a cracking bullock. This home achieved an average price of £1013 for 23 yearling bullock and heifers. Aberdeen Angus’ were up to £1130 for a pen of four from Messrs Jardine, Newbigging. Bull sold up to £940 or 242.3ppk from Messrs McArthur, Todholes. Charolais bullocks were up to 244ppk from Messrs Johnston, Kimmiter Green and Limousin heifers 252ppk from Messrs Howatson, Heithat.

The next sale at Lockerbie is in 2 weeks’ time on Tuesday 13th October and will include a larger entry of suckled calves, please advise entries to auctioneer Joel McGarva 07909985770.

Leading prices per head

Steers: Limousin £1370 Haas Side Farm, £1180, £1110, £1090, £1020, £1000 Hunthills, £1160, £1105, £1060 Purdomstone, £1070, £1020, £1010 Thorniethwaite, £1040, £990 Laverockhall, £1040 Maryfield, £945 Hopsrig Aberdeen Angus £1130(x2), £1115, £1100, £1090, £1070, £1020 Newbigging, £1010 Maxwellbank Fleckvieh £1050 Mill Pond Charolais £1000 Maryfield, £950 Kimmeter Green British Blue £955 Mill Pond, £945 Maxwellbank Simmental £940 Gillenbie

Heifers: Limousin £1380, £1370, £1340, £1150 Haas Side Farm, £1130, £1020, £915 Laverockhall Laverockhall, £1050, £1010, £950(x2), £910 Thorniethwaite, £1040, £950, £920 Hunthills, £990 Lochbank Farm, £930, £905 Heithat Farm, £920 Hopsrig British Blue £1190 Haas Side Farm Charolais £1030 Maryfield, £970 Glenshimmerock Aberdeen Angus £1000 Corriemains, £950 Thorniethwaite, £940 Newbigging Simmental £960 Maxwellbank, £915 Hopsrig Beef Shorthorn £960 Newbigging

Bulls: Blonde £940, £900, £890 Todholes

Leading prices per kilo

Steers: Charolais 244.2p, 234p Kimmeter Green, 227.3p Gall Farm British Blue 240.3p Kimmeter Green, 225.5p Mill Pond Limousin 239.5p Haas Side Farm, 239.1p, 226.6p Hopsig, 239p, 236p, 232.7p, 228p, 223.5p Hunthills, 231.8p Heithat Farm, 231.6p, 225.4p Thorniethwaite, 224.5p, 222p, 221.3p, 220.9p Laverockhall, 224.1p Maryfield, 223.1p Purdomstone Aberdeen Angus 232.4p Corriemains, 231.4p, 225.8p Barwhanny Farm Simmental 231.1p Hopsig, 222.6p

Heifers: Limousin 251.6p, 246p, 233.2p Heithat Farm, 244.7p, 234.6p, 233.4p, 231.9p Haas Side Farm, 242.6p Lochbank Farm, 238.5p, 228p, 215.5p Hunthills, 233.1p, 226.9p, 224.7p Laverockhall, 221.1p Thorniethwaite Charolais 240.8p, 229.8p, 228.7p Glenshimmerock Simmental 225.5p Hightownhead, 218.1p Gall Farm Salers 223.1p, 216p, 215.9p Glenshimmerock Aberdeen Angus 217.6p Corriemains British Blue 216.3p Mill Pond

Bulls: Blonde 242.3p, 225.9p, 217.4p Todholes